Make a Art Clay Silver Leaf Pendant

We partnered with Emma Seward, a budding jeweller and gardener, to create this Art Clay Silver Leaf Pendant tutorial. The piece clearly shows how Emma loves to create pieces that combine these two loves. Read on to see her step-by-step guide: Materials and Tools list  Art Clay Silver 10g paste  Silver embeddable bail Ultra Polishing Pads Pack of 20 Emery Stick … [Read more...]

Ideas to entertain the children this summer

Summer

We are already a number of weeks into the summer school holidays with a good few more still to go, so if you are struggling to entertain your little ones and the coffers are looking slightly depleted, here are a few ideas to keep them busy without emptying your bank account completely. Fimo Air Basic White 500g and Fimo Modelling Tools Pack of 4 Clay is a great way to … [Read more...]

Gemstone Focus – Coral

Coral

The warm peachy – pink tone of coral has been a central feature of this year’s colour palette, not only because it’s Pantone's Colour of the Year for 2019, but simply because it is an ideal summer colour. It is light and bright; feminine, without being too girly and as someone who isn’t a big fan of pink, coral makes a great alternative. But what of the material … [Read more...]

Prometheus Kilns: What are the differences?

Kilns

Prometheus Kilns As you know, there are a number of Prometheus Kilns on the market but what are the main differences between them? We investigated and reported our findings below Prometheus Mini Kiln Pro-1 With Digital Controller Prometheus Mini Kiln Pro1-prg Programmable with Timer  Prometheus Mini Kiln Pro1- prg Preset For Metal Clay Prometheus Kiln … [Read more...]

Designer of the Month: Debbie Briggs

Debbie Briggs

Jewellery maker Debbie Briggs or Debonair Creations designs easy on the eye pieces that are simple but accentuate the gemstones she is working with. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in this Designer of the Month interview. Let us know a bit about yourself, detailing your background, study and training in the jewellery making … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Make a Art Clay Silver Heart Set with Stones

Silver Art Clay Tutorial

Make a beautiful textured heart set with stones perfect for a significant other's birthday, Valentine’s Day or a special occasion using Silver Art Clay You will need: 7g Art Clay Silver Art Clay Silver Syringe Heart Cutter pack set 6 Brass Plate Large Flowers Synthetic Ruby, Round, 3,4,5mm, Pack of 14 Sterling Silver 12/18 Plain Trace, Loose … [Read more...]

Top Questions Answered About Silver Clay

Top Questions Answered About Silver Clay

Silver Clay was invented in Japan in the 1990s by metallurgist Masaki Morikawa. For many, it has been a revelation which has allowed fine jewellery to be made simply. Without the need for years of training or multiple sets of expensive tools. However, there are those who still believe it to be nothing short of witchcraft. After all, how can clay be real silver? Here we will … [Read more...]

Designer of the Month: Dunja Puača

DOTM

Jewellery maker Dunja Puača designs a variety of antique-looking pieces, that envisage elegance yet show her inspiration of the sea. View some of her work, read about where she gets her inspiration from and more in this Designer of the Month interview. Let us know a bit about yourself, detailing your background, study and training in the jewellery making industry. Dunja … [Read more...]

Wedding Ring Trends

From a sales point of view, wedding ring trends are very clear to see. Across all of the alloys there are styles which consistently sell more than the others. Court Wedding Ring Profile The classic court profile is without a doubt one of the most popular wedding rings on the market today. The domed exterior wall, coupled with the rounded interior surface, go together to … [Read more...]